SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Every day, we are given a choice.
We can choose to do and be our best selves—to trust who we are and what we can achieve—and in doing so, reach our biggest goals.
Sometimes, though, standing in the way of those big achievements are bigger obstacles: Self-doubts. Mistakes we can’t seem to let go of. Harsh or hurtful criticism from family, colleagues or acquaintances.
And this is where that choice comes in, Genevieve Caplette, Michelin North America Inc.’s leadership and team development manager, said during her keynote presentation at the Women Breaking the Mold Networking Forum. We must choose whether or not to face those obstacles and break through them, or let them stifle our sincere selves and our capabilities.
“The opportunity,” she said, “is to find those barriers and break them down.”
Here are three ways to do just that.